8th International Joint Conference on e-Business and Telecommunications
ICETE 2011 – International Joint Conference on e-Business and Telecommunications: July 18-21, Seville, Spain
July 18-21     Seville, Spain

1st International Workshop on
Model-Based and Policy-Based Engineering in Information Security - MPEIS 2011
Sergio Pozo Hidalgo
University of Seville

Joaquin Garcia-Alfaro
TELECOM Bretagne

Rafael Martinez Gasca
University of Seville
Nowadays, IT Security is one of the top priorities for companies all over the world, as the increasing investment in security during the last years indicates. However, security-related technologies, such as Firewalls, IDS and Anti-virus systems are being configured and deployed today as it has been done over the last three decades. On the contrary, size, complexity, heterogeneity, and speed of changes have been increasing during the same period. Security aspects in most companies are, moreover, being incorporated into software systems as an add-on at the later stages of the development process. This implies that part of the investment in security is a waste of money. Future systems must be able to be designed from higher-level, platform-agnostic models. These models may also be diagnosed and corrected during early design stages to cut design and development costs and assure some quality properties. These systems must be capable to react to internal or external events and reconfigure themselves to comply to their models.

This workshop is an international forum on how to address these complexity-related issues in information security systems within Model-based and Policy-based Engineering paradigms. It aims at merging both communities, the first one strongly related with Software Engineering, and the second one tightly related with Network Security. The workshop will try to bring together people from both academia and industry, from all the different areas that want to/might play an active role in domains of both modeling and security to discuss problems, highlight possible solutions, disseminate success stories and also draft a possible research agenda.
Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
› Model-Based Engineering in Policy-based systems
› Platform-independent and Platform-specific Models
› Domain-specific Modeling Languages
› Models of Security Properties and Security Systems
› Validation and Tof Model Faults
› Verification/Behavior Analysis of Deployed Systems
› Interoperability between Security Models
› Security Tools based on Models
› Design Patterns for Security
› Secure and Trustworthy Policy Management, Deployment and Enforcement
› Security Policy Standards, Extensions and Refinements
› Usability of Security Policy Languages and Representations
› Policy Visualization
› Case Studies of Applying Policy-based Management in Different Domains
› Autonomous (self-*) Systems
Organizing Committee
Sergio Pozo Hidalgo, University of Seville, Spain
Joaquin Garcia-Alfaro, TELECOM Bretagne, France
Rafael Martinez Gasca, University of Seville, Spain
A. J. Varela-Vaca, University of Seville, Spain
Workshop Program Committee
Mohd Anwar, University of Pittsburgh, U.S.A.
Michel Barbeau, Carleton University, Canada
Jordi Cabot, Ecole des Mines de Nantes, France
Jordi Castella-Roca, Rovira i Virgily University, Spain
Valentina Ciriani, UNIMI, Italy
Emilio Corchado Rodríguez, University of Burgos, Spain
Frederic Cuppens, TELECOM Bretagne, France
Nora Cuppens-Boulahia, TELECOM Bretagne, France
Sabrina De Capitani di Vimercati, UNIMI, Italy
Josep Domingo-Ferrer, Rovira i Virgily University, Spain
David Evans, University of Cambridge, U.K.
Eduardo Fernández-Medina Paton, UCLM, Spain
Sara Foresti, UNIMI, Italy
Dimitris Gritzalis, AUEB, Greece
Stefanos Gritzalis, University of the Aegean, Greece
Joaquin Garcia Alfaro, TELECOM Bretagne, France
Jordi Herrera-Joancomarti, UAB, Spain
Jan Jürgens, TU Dortmund and Fraunhofer ISST, Germany
Christos Kalloniatis, University of the Aegean, Greece
Evangelos Kranakis, Carleton University, Canada
Javier Lopez, University of Malaga, Spain
Fabio Massacci, Universita di Trento, Italy
Rafael Martinez Gasca, University of Seville, Spain
Christoph Meinel, University of Potsdam, Germany
Guillermo Navarro-Arribas, UAB, Spain
Sergio Pozo Hidalgo, University of Seville, Spain
Tomas Sander, Hewlett-Packard Labs, U.S.A.
Thierry Sans, Carnegie Mellon Qatar, Qatar
Marianthi Theoharidou, AUEB, Greece
Juan C. Trujillo Mondéjar, University of Alicante, Spain
Edgar Weippl, TU Wien, Austria

QUIVIR University of Seville
All accepted papers will be published in the workshop proceedings book, under an ISBN reference and on CD-ROM support.
All papers presented at the conference venue will be available at the SciTePress Digital Library (http://www.scitepress.org/DigitalLibrary/). SciTePress is member of CrossRef (http://www.crossref.org/).